Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior Consultant was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Junior Consultant
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 879 867
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Consultant 10 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.016% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.017% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 9
UK median daily rate £213 £250 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -4.76% -25.00%
10th Percentile £200 £167 £129
90th Percentile £320 £380 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £185 £220
% change year-on-year +54.05% -15.91% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Junior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Junior Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Consultant in the UK

Junior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Junior Consultant.

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Consultant in the UK

Junior Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Consultant in the UK

Junior Consultant
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 9 £200 -20.00% 9
London -31 7 £200 -20.00% 4
UK excluding London +24 3 £285 +54.05% 5
North of England - 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 £285 -
East of England - 1 - - 3

Junior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Junior Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Junior Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
1 3 (30.00%) Workflow
1 3 (30.00%) ITSM
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Alteryx
2 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (20.00%) Case Management
3 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) R

Junior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ERP
1 3 (30.00%) ITSM
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
1 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Case Management
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) ABAP
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Alteryx
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau